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Find Your Academic Home. The Davidson Academy is the only free public school of its kind for profoundly gifted students. The Academy’s classes group students by ability rather than age, offering middle and high school level curriculum. Our unique approach to learning has attracted families from across the country and globe. Our fully-accredited school is centered on interpersonal and instructional-based learning, creating an atmosphere that is vibrant with intellectual energy and dialogue.


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Applying can be sort of a scary process, but trust me, it’s definitely worth it. The Academy is an amazing school, from academics to community and everything in between. Here you will find a learning community unlike that of any other school; the students are invested in their education and the teachers go above and beyond to foster that love of learning.

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